SAMRO industrial Relations Advisor

SAMRO: Industrial Relations Advisor

SAMRO: Industrial Relations Advisor

SAMRO industrial Relations Advisor

SAMRO: Industrial Relations Advisor

Job Title: Industrial Relations Advisor (Part-time Service Provider)

Contract Type: 1 Year Fixed Contract

Department: Human Resources

Reports to: Human Resource-General Manager


SAMRO Vacancy Introduction:

The above vacancy exists within the Human Resources Department and reports to the General Manager: Human Resources. The ideal candidate will be someone who has a relevant qualification in labour law /labour relations and has at least 5 years’ specialist IR experience.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Discipline and grievance proceedings
  • Employee Relations
  • Ensure Customer satisfaction
  • Policies
  • Health and Safety

Industrial Relations Advisor’s Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing of the organization’s Disciplinary Code of Conduct policies and procedures;
  • Monitor adherence to Disciplinary and Grievance processes;
  • Facilitate grievance and disciplinary hearings or other related meetings;
  • Keep record and report of disciplinary statistics;
  • Represent the organization in CCMA hearings;
  • Research case law or outcomes of previous cases;
  • Facilitate, monitor and implement sound employee relations practices aligned to the applicable legislation;
  • Analyze IR trends and make suitable recommendations;
  • Support IR related training within the organization and train managers and supervisors on topics related to labour relations, such as working conditions, safety, or equal opportunity practices;
  • Facilitate IR/Labour Law/Disciplinary training;
  • Monitor internal and external labour trends;
  • Facilitate relationship building between stakeholders, management and the union;
  • Develop, implement and maintain relevant ER policies and procedures;
  • Enforce adherence to ER policies and procedures across the business;
  • Interpret contractual agreements for the organization and employees engaged in collective bargaining or other labour relations processes;
  • Draft contract proposals or counter-proposals for collective bargaining or other labour negotiations;
  • Develop methods to monitor employee satisfaction and working conditions;
  • Review employer practices or employee data to ensure compliance on matters such as conditions of employment;
  • Prepare reports or presentations to communicate employee satisfaction or related data to management;
  • Participate in risk assessment of external and internal influences to the organization, and significant incident investigations.

Industrial Relations Advisor Minimum Requirements:

  • National Diploma in Labour Relations/Labour Law, or relevant degree plus a postgraduate qualification in Labour Relations;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ specialist experience in IR within a unionized environment;
  • Sound knowledge of HR practices;
  • Sound understanding of SA labour legislation;
  • Extensive experience at the CCMA;
  • Strong administration skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literate; and
  • Required to be based at SAMRO offices for at least 3 days a week. However, in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic working from home will be permitted.

Core Competencies:

  • Assertiveness;
  • Problem-solving ability;
  • Good interpersonal skills; and
  • Integrity.

Closing Date: 15 August 2020


How To Apply For SAMRO: Industrial Relations Advisor

  • If you meet all the above requirements, send your application to
  • All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment requirements.
  • The closing date to send your application is 15 August 2020.
  • If you have not heard anything from us after 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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